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Agriculture

The science of taming the land to grow crops and raise animals for food, clothing or other products.

agriculture

the cultivation of the soil for any aspect of farming or horticulture.
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Though the Farm Arrangement merit badge was approved in 1960 (BSA, 1961), the next substantive change with agriculturally related merit badges came in the mid-1970s.
The facility's design consists of a hybrid technology, which allows the facility to utilize switch grass, corn stalks or other similar agriculturally based products for up to 10 percent of its fuel source.
Unlike traditional ethanol, which is produced from agriculturally demanding and valuable feed stocks, such as corn, wheat or soy, cellulose or cellulosic ethanol may be produced from a variety of agricultural waste or non- agricultural plants, such as waste wood, sawdust, paper pulp, corn stover and switchgrass.
Drawing inspiration from China, where farmers have practised Tai Chi since the 17th century, it has been visiting organic dairy farms across the country, assigning each a series of easy-to-follow instructions created for the agriculturally minded, with names like 'up with the lark', 'lazily buttoning overalls' and 'arms like tractor wheels" The idea is to make the link between drinking organic milk and a higher state of wellbeing.
France) has patented fungicidal compositions comprising: a) at least one pyridylmethylbenzamide derivative of formula (I), in which the various radicals are as defined in the description, and b) at least one compound (II) chosen from dithiocarbamates, preferably fungicidal dithiocarbamates, and, still more preferably from the following active agents: ferbam, mancopper, mancozeb, maneb, metiram, nabam, nickel bis(dimethyldithio-carbamate), propineb, zineb and mixtures thereof; and their agriculturally acceptable isomers and addition salts with an acid.
These species wouldn't require regular herbicide treatments, irrigation, or fertilization and could be grown on agriculturally abandoned land.
If the land was used instead to support livestock, the yield would be much lower and the detrimental effects on the land would soon make it agriculturally unusable.
Dreisbach processes, stores and ships fruits, vegetables and fish sourced from the agriculturally rich Pajaro Valley.
The accuracy of this technique has been demonstrated with agriculturally important spider and ground beetle species.
The federal government has provided $217,000 to upgrade the surrounding land with tile drainage in order to make it more agriculturally productive for farmers interested in leasing it.
The change came about in part because of an Antelope Valley couple who wanted to raise alpacas but found that the county classification of the South American mammal as a wild animal prohibited them on their agriculturally zoned property.
If you're thinking that a brave new world of agriculturally derived, clean-burning biodiesel fuel is going to wean us off petroleum, you'd better think again.

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